on August 16, 2018 Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Creating the Sustainable Public Library

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In this one-hour webinar, Dr. Gary Shaffer, former library director and author of Creating the Sustainable Public Library, will show how to transform any public library into a truly sustainable organization—not just environmentally sustainable, but economically and socially sustainable as well.

A recognized expert in sustainability in the library environment and director of the Center for Library Leadership and Management at the University of Southern California, Dr. Shaffer will offer both theory and practical advice on implementing a sustainability program. He'll present step-by-step instructions for creating a Triple Bottom Line (TBL) sustainable public library.


Originally presented Wednesday August 15 at 12:00 pm Mountain

Gary Shaffer, PhD

Gary Shaffer is the director of the Master of Management in Library and Information Science (MMLIS) program at the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business. This is a distance learning program designed to prepare library professionals with practical leadership and management skills. Shaffer holds a PhD in managerial leadership in information professions from Simmons College and a master of library and information science from Pratt Institute. He served previously as CEO of Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) and was named in 2006 as a LJ Mover & Shaker.